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Shell Pipeline contractor review

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Current Employee - I T Business Analyst in Houston, TX
Current Employee - I T Business Analyst in Houston, TX

I have been working at Shell full-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Knowledgeable people, good culture, easy to work with others.

Cons

As a contractor, little or no opportunity to convert to an employee. Antiquated processes with newer technology makes for a strange mix. Hesitancy to adopt new processes and technical solutions. I.T. difficult to work with and navigate towards a solution.

Advice to Management

For technology, work closely with upstream for best practices and tools.

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Practice saying "yes, sir" and "yes, ma'am."

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Shell full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Shell offers high compensation through salary, bonus, 401k contribution, and pension. Lots of money to throw at projects.

    Cons

    1. Top down management style. Dissenting voices dismissed. Groupthink. I am embarrassed that at this point in my career I often let bad ideas continue unchallenged if they have been previously "assured." 2. Open office plan (2013) will reduce effectiveness. 3. Understaffed. Poor work life balance.

    Advice to Management

    Make someone accountable for bad decisions. Pick an asset that is not profitable and look at every decision that was made all the way back to acquisition. Limit the granularity of Shell People Survey results to groups of 100 instead of 10--from the safety of true anonymity you will get to hear what your employees really think.


  2. Working at Shell

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Shell full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Lot's of opportunity and Great benefits

    Cons

    Very structured but we are a big Oil Company

    Advice to Management

    Keep sharing the vision


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